Slurry Definition

slûrē
slurries, slurrier, slurriest
noun
A thin, watery mixture of a fine, insoluble material, as clay or cement.
Webster's New World

(mining) Liquid waste from some types of mining, such as mountain top removal mining, usually very toxic and stored nearby in large dams.

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verb
To make a slurry (of some material).
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To apply a slurry (to).
Next week we will be slurrying the parking lot.
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adjective
slurrier, slurriest

Slurred, tending to slur.

He spoke with a slurry voice. "” His voice became progressively slurrier as he drank the three bottles of wine.
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Other Word Forms of Slurry

Noun

Singular:
slurry
Plural:
slurries

Adjective

Base Form:
slurry
Comparative:
slurrier
Superlative:
slurriest

Origin of Slurry

  • Unclear; probably related to Middle English slore or sloor (“thin or fluid mud"); compare slur. From mid-15th c.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English slori perhaps from sloor mud

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From slur (“run together; articulate poorly") +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary

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